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Experience

  • Pervasive Media Studio - Designer in Residence. Nov 2013 - present 
  • Community21 - Research assistant for Nominet funded project "Digital Citizenship". June 2013 - present
  • Prep School Baccalaureate - Web-site design. Sept 2013 - Present
  • Gareth Neal - making assistant and muscles for "InPursuit of Carbon Negative" project. Aug 2012
  • Bhatti Wraps, Manna, Samosa - Set-up and run three successful catering stalls. June 2009 - present

Skills

  • Digital - Profficient in Photoshop, Illustartor, InDesign, Vectorworks, Cinema 4D
  • Making - All round workshop skills in wood, metal, ceramics and plastic. Digital toolkit includes: Laser-cutting, CNC machine, rapid-prototyping
  • Research - User-experience testing, workshop testing, photographic documentation, digital technology insights
  • Communication - Prototyping, product presentations, web-site design

Education

  • University of Brighton (2010-13) - 3D Design BA. (1st Class Honours)
  • University of Falmouth (2007-8) - Art Foundation. (Merritt) 
  • Bryanston School (2001-2006) - A-Levels in 3-D Design, Physics, Chemistry

Achievements

  • Pervasive Media Studio residency - Won the New Graduate Talent Competition for a residency at PMS studios
  • Future Pioneer - Awarded by the Design Council at New Designers 2013
  • Aldrich Collection - Work purchased by Brighton University as part of Aldrich Collection
  • Nagoya University, Grand Prix - Awarded by Nagoya University in correlation with Brighton University for graduation work 2013
  • Dissertation Symposium - One of 12 students at Brighton University invited to talk about their dissertation research
  • Developmental Prize - Awarded by Falmouth University for end of year exhibition 2008
  • 3-Dimensional Design Award - Final Year prize for excellence in Design

Exhibitions

  • Change Makers - Sample panels of Communication quilt used in exhibition at the Design Council headquarters in Angel. Nov 2013
  • 100% design - Communication quilt and Self-Reflection quilt. Sept 2013
  • The Fifth Element - Shadow Memories bench. Sept 2013
  • New Designers 2013 - Communication quilt and Self-Reflection quilt. July 2013
  • Brighton University, Faculty of Arts Graduate show - Quilts, Shadow Memory bench and Bin-it. May-June 2013  
  • 'Past and Present' - Ceramic vessels. December 2008

References

  • Nick Gant, 
  • Centre of Research and Development,  
  • University of Brighton, 
  • Grand Parade, 
  • Brighton, BN2 0JY
  • +44 (0) 791 372 369  
  • n.a.gant@brighton.ac.uk

 

  • Gareth Neal,
  • Unit 3, 89a Shacklewell Lane,
  • Dalston, 
  • London, E8 2EB
  • +44 (0) 779 8672 462
  • info@garethneal.co.uk